Speaking to NewsDay, Zanu-PF legal secretary Paul Mangwana said the signing of the Zimbabwe Democracy and Economic Recovery (Zidera) Amendment Act of 2018 (S 2779) by United States President Donald Trump is unjustified and unnecessary.
He said Zimbabwe had held free and fair elections which were endorsed by the international community so there was no reason for the United States to impose sanctions on the country. Said Mangwana:
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These sanctions are unjustified and unnecessary because when Mnangagwa assumed power, he encouraged continued engagement with the international community, and we do not see the reason why Britain is warming up to Zimbabwe while the Americans keep punishing us for sins of the past such as the land reform. We have also had elections which were judged by the whole international community and were said to be credible, free and fair, and so we do not see the reason why America should continue to take that position.
Paul Mangwana is a Zimbabwean politician and lawyer. Mangwana is a member of Zanu-PF and the party's Secretary for legal affairs. He is a member of the party's central committee. Mangwana was a co-chair of the Constitution Select Committee charged with the drawing up a... Read More About Paul Mangwana
Zimbabwe African National Union - Patriotic Front (ZANU PF) is a liberation war movement/party that has been ruling Zimbabwe since the country attained its independence in 1980. The party's main agenda was to liberate the country from the bondage of settler regime led by Ian... Read More About ZANU-PF